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Manual Reference Pages  -  RECSEL (1)

NAME

recsel - print records from a recfile

CONTENTS

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SYNOPSIS

recsel [OPTION]... [-t TYPE] [-j FIELD] [-n INDEXES | -e RECORD_EXPR | -q STR | -m NUM] [-c | (-p|-P) FIELD_EXPR] [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION

Select and print rec data.
-d, --include-descriptors
  print record descriptors along with the matched records.
-C, --collapse
  do not section the result in records with newlines.
-S, --sort=FIELD,...
  sort the output by the specified fields.
-G, --group-by=FIELD,...
  group records by the specified fields.
-U, --uniq remove duplicated fields in the output records.
-s, --password=STR
  decrypt confidential fields with the given password.
--help print a help message and exit.
--version
  show version and exit.

    Record selection options:

-i, --case-insensitive
  make strings case-insensitive in selection expressions.
-t, --type=TYPE
  operate on records of the specified type only.
-e, --expression=RECORD_EXPR
  selection expression.
-q, --quick=STR
  select records with fields containing a string.
-n, --number=NUM,...
  select specific records by position, with ranges.
-m, --random=NUM
  select a given number of random records.
-j, --join=FIELD
  perform an inner join using the specified field.

    Output options:

-p, --print=FIELDS
  comma-separated list of fields to print for each matching record.
-P, --print-values=FIELDS
  as -p, but print only the values of the selected fields.
-R, --print-row=FIELDS
  as -P, but separate the values with spaces instead of newlines.
-c, --count
  print a count of the matching records instead of the records themselves.

    Special options:

--print-sexps
  print the data in sexps instead of rec format.

AUTHOR

Written by Jose E. Marchesi.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to: bug-recutils@gnu.org
GNU recutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/recutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Jose E. Marchesi. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for recsel is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and recsel programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info recutils
should give you access to the complete manual.
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